Train crashes into New Jersey Transit station; images show heavy damage

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HOBOKEN, N.J. - A New Jersey Transit train has crashed into a platform in Hoboken during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute.  An official briefed on the incident confirmed that one person has died, according to CNN.

Images posted on social media showed severe structural damage at the terminal -- a major transit hub -- and part of the roof appeared to have collapsed, according to WPIX.

New Jersey Transit confirmed the crash on its Twitter account.

Social media posts claimed a train had crashed into a station platform, and images showed debris strewn about the station. One post indicated part of the station's roof collapsed.

It is not known if anyone was injured.